Flywheel The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light. Similar Images ...based on the tags: blur, contrasty, dark, flywheels, machinery, pistons, shadows... Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead. The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67. Colors of the boiler room. The sun lowered behind the dead flour mill, bending its image upon itself. Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock. Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing. Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good. This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.